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Onesmus Nekundi Takes Home Second WBF Title

(December 1, 2019) – Namibian late-bloomer Onesmus Nekundi captured the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Lightweight title on Saturday, November 30. In Luanda, Angola, he put on an impressive performance, defeating hard-punching Portuguese veteran Antonio Joao Bento. The WBF All Africa Champion at Super Featherweight going in, Nekundi took charge from the first round…

Reagan Dessaix Ready, Heads To Austria For WBC Title Clash

(November 24, 2019) – Reagan Dessaix’s wish of boxing abroad has been granted, as the highly-rated Australian light heavyweight heads to Austria on December 7 to face Austrian champion Mansur Elsaev. Elsaev has 10 wins via stoppage in his first 12 professional contests which have all resulted in victory for the Austrian based Russian. Elsaev…

Karaxha vs. Nielsen For WBF World Welterweight Title

IZEGEM, BELGIUM (October 28, 2019) – Meriton Karaxha, the World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Welterweight Champion, will take on once-beaten Dane Mikkel Nielsen for the vacant WBF World Welterweight title on Friday November 1 in Izegem, Belgium. Preceded by a full undercard, the fight will headline “Izegem Boksgala” at the Sporthal Izegem, promoted by Rudy…

Lefebvre Dominant In WBF World Title-Defense

(October 27, 2019) – World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Super Bantamweight Champion Segolene “Majestic” Lefebvre was dominant in retaining her title for the fifth time on Saturday night, October 26, in her home-town of Dauai, France. In front of a packed Salle Gayant, undefeated Lefebvre (26), who won the title in March of 2017,…

Yang vs. Cai For WBF Asia Pacific Title In South Korea

(October 11, 2019) – The vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Super Bantamweight title is on the line, when South Korea´s Sung-Young Yang takes on Chinese co-challenger Fan Cai on Saturday, October 19. They will headline a show promoted by Howon Kang at the Gyungju Gymnasium in Gyeongju-si, South Korea. Unbeaten in his last eight outings,…

Carlos Monroe Defends Title Saturday With Split Decision Win

Atlanta, GA – September 29, 2019 — On Saturday, September 28 at Buckhead Theater in Atlanta, World Boxing Association Fedalatin Champion Carlos Monroe, in his biggest fight “to date,” successfully defended former world title challenger Javier Francisco Maciel. Proceeds from the event went to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Carlos Monroe (17-0,…